Midlife Awakening

Midlife Awakening

by Brian Watkins I want to challenge a common notion we have about what we often call a midlife crisis — a term often used in a derogatory and judgemental way about someone making changes around age 35-50. The term seems reductive to the point of being useless,...
How Amplifier Specs Can Mislead You

How Amplifier Specs Can Mislead You

A helpful guide for what to look for when shopping for an amplifier. When you’re shopping for amplifiers of any kind, one of the key features you’re probably looking at is the rated wattage it can put out. In this post we’ll go over some of the ways...
Crown XLS1002 Review As A Subwoofer Amp

Crown XLS1002 Review As A Subwoofer Amp

First off, thanks to Sam Ash Music for the excellent deal on the Crown XLS1002 amp. Search any audio gear forum looking up DIY subwoofer topics and you’ll see how popular it is for people to use amplifiers made for pro audio applications, much like Crown’s...

Small Subwoofers vs. Large Subwoofers

I’ve been into stereo equipment for most of my life, but to some degree had fallen out of it for awhile before recently diving back in with more vigor than ever. I tell you that to say this: I’ve spent months researching, reading, and scribbing down...